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CVE-2014-7817 Detail

Description

The wordexp function in GNU C Library (aka glibc) 2.21 does not enforce the WRDE_NOCMD flag, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands, as demonstrated by input containing "$((`...`))".

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/24/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0016.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0092.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00089.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2023.html Vendor Advisory
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/730
http://secunia.com/advisories/62100
http://secunia.com/advisories/62146
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3142 Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71216
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2432-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98852
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17625
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;a=commitdiff;h=a39208bd7fb76c1b01c127b4c61f9bfd915bfe7c
https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2014-11/msg00519.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7817
NVD Published Date:
11/24/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2018